Glad you used an example. SAKAMOTO is OVER RATED its dosent deserve to be even in top 10 instead there are better gag animes than that like grand blue, Asobi Asobase, sket dace if u r n gintama fan its fun but not much as gintama , saiki k deserve to be at top 3 if its not #1 cuz of gintama n for Beelzebub i should say they ruined the anime manga was much better even comparable to gintama. A) "Paper" in Japanese can mean "form". Asobi Asobase Episode 4 Reactions Mashup Movies - Duration: 22:09. Dec 9, 2020 #158 Dizastah said: ... Funimation, on the other hand, isn’t, and I don’t want to even entertain the idea that they may leave funimation as the streaming service and basically leave Latin America in the dust bin, again. Also, one of the main characters, Olivia, her entire joke is that she tries to play off a fact that she speaks English, but in reality she can't, so I don't see her character working out well in a dub In neither cases, improvement requires strenuous effort. Translating "yasashii" as "easy" also kills the intention. Lolicon as a concept isn't present in NA culture. Almost everything I wanted to watch this summer season is getting simuldubbed! Asobi Asobase - workshop of fun Attack on Titan Season 3 Calamity of a Zombie Girl Chio's School Road Dies irae (ONA) Encouragement of Climb Season 3 Free! Lolicon is a Japanese slang word that doesn't have English equivalent. You all enjoyed Hinamatsuri, Chio-chan no Tsuugakuro and Asobi Asobase, right? If lolicon oyaji was used, "pedo old dude" or "pedophilic old dude" would be fine translation because, in this case, one can understand "pedophilic" is used in a casual sense. The story revolves around Hanako, Olivia and Kasumi, three female sophomores at an all-female high school and the only three members of the Gamer Study Group that has not yet been validated by the board. Crunchyroll minus like FMA Brotherhood and other super popular in the west shows it's all subs while Funimation might have the dubbed version of the same show. Summary of Asobi Asobase. Information Type: TV Episodes: 12 Premiered: Winter 2020 Producers: Mainichi Broadcasting System, Kodansha, DMM pictures You mentioned some age definition for "pedophile". Asobi Asobase (あそびあそばせ) is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Rin Suzukawa. Are you saying CR has no such parts of failure or compromise in quality in their attempt to deliver Asobi Asobese, which -- mind you -- people including myself paid for? Alternative Titles Synonyms: Smile at the Runway Japanese: ランウェイで笑って. The series was published during the years 1982 to 1990 and was also adapted into an anime film in 1988. Asobi Asobase OVA: Asobi Asobase Specials: Drifters OVA: Engage Planet Kiss Dum Kissdum R – Engage Planet – OVA: HIDIVE: Hashiri Tsuzukete Yokattatte. Looking for information on the anime Chio-chan no Tsuugakuro (Chio's School Road)? That is what Asobi Asobase is all about, a sweet and sour story capable of making you laugh throughout, with its unbelievable voice acting and eloquent characters. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Fat4all Community Retriever. And you assumed that equates to word for word translation -- whatever that means. In this exact instance, one also has the option of using "pedo" -- if the resultant English sentence is sensible -- as that is still understood by English speakers as related to the word "pedophile" but just trivialized. Cardia has a deadly poison residing in her body, and as a result, gets called a monster by others. The baby tries to take care of the trio. Whether a translation kills the original intent or flavor -- as you proposed --- is indeed a good standard. One can leave it as is -- thanks to English also being a phonetic language, attempt to create an English word on the spot, or use some other words that tangentially if the circumstances allow for it. Does it also bother you that lolicon is almost always translated as "pedophile" even though it actually means young girl lover? Olivia is a blonde-haired beauty who was born and raised in Japan, but can’t speak any English. They play a game that never ends. Manga resource Baka-Updates describes the series as: A surreal gag manga featuring beautiful girls and games! Also more care should apply to situations where dialogues are the features of a scene and the word choices in the dialogues themselves carry the flavor. Watch Asobi Asobase Online. Regardless, there are treatments that are appropriate and there mare treatments that aren't. Stream subbed and dubbed episodes of Asobi Asobase online - legal and free, due to our partnerships with the industry. And then? I have a Crunchyroll subscription but CR’s translation is ever more awful season after season. “Yasashii riajuu” become “easy popular”.. even if they want to use “popular” to sub in the slang word riajuu, where in the world did “easy” come from? A bit like riajuu. It just goes on and on, my friends. Looking for information on the anime Hinamatsuri? It carries the intent and flavor even better than translating "please" in a Japanese sentence with a straight "please". Find out more with MyAnimeList, the world's most active online anime and manga community and database. Sure, fabricating whole sentences and paragraph would be more egregious. Does it make it ok to fabricate phases and words? Did you make a point? Back to lolicon itself, I expect your example of using "pedophile" to be awful translation in most circumstances for the simple reason that lolicon doesn't mean "pedophile" most of the time. Oct 25, 2017 45,716 here. Dropping "taking 10 thousand steps" back kills the intended message unless you mean a single word of "compromise" can replace whatever other way one can convey the same intention -- whether it is a sentence or a paragraph. While reveling in the successful clinching of a prized vase for his collection, Yoshifumi Nitta, a yakuza member, is rudely interrupted when a large, peculiar capsule suddenly materializes and falls on his head.  り 著 (著) / HAKUSENSHA 白泉 社. B) Even if it doesn't, neither intent or flavor is lost or altered. Watch Asobi Asobase episode 12 Online. They attempt to negotiate with the student council president, who isn’t impressed by the club’s activities. In any case, lolicon isn't used in the series. Sometimes for good, sometimes for bad. But if the Otaku know one thing, it's that anything is possible. FUNimation Entertainment: Genres: Adventure, Fantasy, Romance: Age Group: Teenagers (May contain bloody violence, bad language, nudity) Vintage: October 7, 2017 Status: Still Airing: Summary: Aired: Oct 7, 2017. Exactly so, "pedophile" in NA English is much more technical. Three girls of the past timers club enjoy their school life by playing cards, helping others, and sharing their dreams and sometimes creating ruckus amongst each other. - Dive to the Future! Asobi Asobase seemed like just another slice-of-life series on the surface, but there's something strange going on under its pastel facade. Gintama: Silver Soul Arc Season 2 Hanebad Harukana Receive Holmes of Kyoto How Not to Summon A Demon Lord ISLAND Late Night! There are a myriad of examples of mistranslation in CR's version of Asobi Asobase. Kuroshitsuji Manga is celebrating its 15th anniversary, Manga translator charged with child pornography arrested again. I read Chinese but the Chinese translation commonly circulated is terrible Chinese in itself — rather painful to read. Maybe you propose to discount flavor. Whether Hanako's use of "yasashii" contains the (word) sense "easy" is up to the viewer to infer and decide on, just like in the original. If it doesn't kill the intended message of the subs then why are you so up in arms about it? Watch Asobi Asobase episode 2 online with subs free The Pastimers don’t have the minimum number of members necessary to be officially recognized as a club. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. (By the way, this is an example where a translation leaves a Japanese word as is -- probably because the English equivalent wouldn't be any more familiar to the audience. Free full episode available. For the average Japanese high school student, walking to school can be a chore, but for first-year Chio Miyamo, it's always an adventure. In other places, I can only tell CR made it awkward but have no way of figuring out what the cast are actually saying. Funimation announced through its official website that they are set to release Akira film’s […] Tags. Not sure if you were thinking about content 23 where the girls play "daikon pulling". College student. Technically speaking based on definition, an 80 year old man can be considered a lolicon if he's in love with a 25 year old girl since she can be considered a young girl by older folk. 14. Whereas pedophile has a more direct definition of anyone under 18. Success in some parts does not excuse failure in others. The benefit of Funimation is you can get the dubs for shows if dubs are your thing. The source material was quite excellent and the kinetic and absurdist comedy in it was really something special. Now, question back to you, is alternating original text a part of your program of easing understanding? The show is animated by the studio named Lerche which is responsible for the popular series Assassination Classroom and my one of my personal favorites Asobi Asobase. This week, Nick and … Does it also bother you that lolicon is almost always translated as "pedophile" even though it actually means young girl lover? Akira is a Japanese cyberpunk media franchise built on Katsuhiro Otomo’s original manga, Akira. In short, I don't know what point you seek to make with "lolicon" vs "pedophile". All such are obvious. If you want to speak in generality, what you describe is what obviously every translation should attempt. I have watched-all of bnha -fruits basket-Dr.Stone-Demon Slayer-TPN-and I’m working on SAO As long as they don't pull a funimation and completely change dialogue to a different meaning altogether I really don't see your point here. More on that immediately. The music was created by composer Masaru Yokoyama (Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans). Plot Summary: The three members of the Pastime Club love to hang out after school and play games; this is the chronicle of their club activities. The drawings are incredibly beautiful to look at and the colors used are vibrant and eye popping. ... For senseless comedy, asobi asobase and nichijou are tops. In the episode, Olivia jabs that Hanako became an "ero oyaji". Asobi Asobase (July 8) Asobi Asobase is a show about pastimes — more specifically, about a middle school club with the ambiguous goal of exploring different pastimes. The show takes eternity to release new episodes and most people already watched the show in English (still doable on Funimation). Character designer Keiko Kurosawa (Scum’s Wish, Asobi Asobase) was also the chief animation director. Whether a translation kills the original intent or flavor is indeed a good standard. Citizens "Yasashii" in Japanese is well matched with "gentle" English and should be translated as such. CR just did a good job of killing it. That's why some care is expected. Is there a fansub that does better? But before all that came into play, Kyoto Animation produced one of their best works. Olivia takes Hanako and Kasumi to Fairy Tale Hell. That show looks like it would be hard to dub as some jokes are rooted in the Japanese language. The series is being animated at Lerche, which has a really good track record lately, having recently animated Radiant, Asobi Asobase, and a new adaptation of … Except you speak as if choice of words won't ever kill a message. I don't. Gimme my Asobi Asobase BD. The trio is left to take care of a baby. If no anime sub, a good manga translation is nice too although that may be even harder to find. So far I'm really pleased with Funi's Summer offering! Find out more with MyAnimeList, the world's most active online anime and manga community and database. As long as they don't pull a funimation and completely change dialogue to a different meaning altogether I really don't see your point here. I think what they try to achieve with the subs is maintain the same message as intended in Japanese but make it flow better based on majority English vernacular. 7. One of the best parts of watching anime is how many times a show can surprise you. Wanting it to be a word for word translation is kind of expecting too much and unrealistic. Asobi Asobase. An anime television series adaptation by Lerche is premiered on July 8, 2018. The list is in chronological order by season, and alphabetical order within each season. Like I said, certain phrases and words are chosen based on ease of understanding and flow based off of the dialogue before. Synopsis Texhnolyze takes place in the city of Lux, a man-made underground city that has crumbled after years of neglect and lack of repairs. (src: I've watched 100s of days of anime in subs, most in English subs.) CR's translation often kills intent or flavor on phrases where it matters -- probably because more fitting translations would otherwise consume too much time to produce. The mismatch of words by Hanako is exactly the point here — a recurring theme in the series. Does it also bother you in that one episode where Kasumi forgets to turn in the club forms and Hanako yells "Turn in the papers" in Japanese and then says please in English but is instead translated as "por favor"? Maybe you mean whether I'd be bothered by translating "paper" as "form" and "permission form" which CR did. There are a myriad of examples of mistranslation in CR's version of Asobi Asobase. Hanako is struck down by the boob gods. Something to think about? Is there a fan sub for asobi asobase that preserves the original words as much as possible? Behind the lines, these are important pop culture words integral to the anime culture and do affect the flavor. Of course it would except it isn't "almost always". Rin Suzukawa’s Asobi Asobase manga launched on Hakusensha’s online manga site Young Animal Densi in 2015. Success in some parts does not excuse failure in others. Press J to jump to the feed. I can only tell apart the simplest of Japanese phrases. 22:09. "Por favor" is understood by majority in US (although it should be "s’il vous plait" in Canada) It obviously is an accurate translation. Localisation should indeed preserve intent and flavor. If you want to speak in generality, what you describe is what obviously every translation should attempt. To date, four compiled volumes have been released, with the fifth due to hit retailers on January 28. 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